Kidnapped Nollywood Actors Cynthia, Clemson Regain Freedom | READ DETAILS
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Popular veteran Nollywood actor and actress, Clemson Cornel and Cynthia Okereke, have been released by their kidnappers.
All Facts Newspaper had reported that the actors were on Thursday, July 28, kidnapped while returning from a movie set in Ozalla town, Enugu state.
The kidnappers had demanded for a $100,000 ransom and had rejected N1.2million raised according to the national president, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas
Confirming their release on Wednesday, August 3, a statement signed by Monalisa Chinda Coker, the Director Communication, AGN, read;
“This is to gladly inform the public that the kidnapped actors Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel Agbogidi have been released unhurt. The elated National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas announced their release by the abductors who were touched by the spirit of God to set them free and unharmed.
“The Guild has arranged for medical checks and psychological support for the victims. On behalf of their families, the National President expressed our heartfelt appreciation to Nollywood industry and Nigerians at large for the support and prayers during the trying period.”
“He urged members to be security conscious on and off film sets and always take precautionary measures on their personal security at all times.“